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Five things to do in Brooklyn this week! • Brooklyn Paper

Five things to do in Brooklyn this week!

Merry and bright: Anja Kristiansen offered a customer festive assistance at last year’s Danish Christmas Festival, happening again on Nov. 17.
Photo by Erin Lefevre

Friday

Nov. 16

Big tent

Run away with the circus without leaving Brooklyn! The chamber music quartet Ethel presents its tribute to life under the big top in “Circus: Wandering City,” a multimedia show inspired by the archives of the Ringling Museum of Art. The final show is Saturday night.

7:30 pm at BAM Harvey Theater [651 Fulton St. at Ashland Place in Fort Greene, (718) 636–4100, www.bam.org]. $25–$40.

Saturday

Nov. 17

Great Danes!

Get hygge with it! Indulge in the Nordic art of getting comfortable at today’s Danish Christmas market, where you can sample Danish treats like æbleskiver, gløgg, and smørrebrød, and shop for stocking stuffers at the Danish craft market at nearby Plymouth Church, on Hicks Street.

11 am–5 pm at Danish Seamen’s Church (102 Willow St. at Clark Street in Brooklyn Heigts), www.dskny.org. Free.

Sunday

Nov. 18

Art attack

Artists across Park Slope and Windsor Terrace will open their studios this weekend for visitors. Visit www.artspswt.com for printable map, or pick one up at Jonathan Blum’s storefront studio on Fifth Avenue, where you can gawk at his playful portraits of animals and angelic figures.

Ask her another: Comedian Michelle Wolf will join Ophira Eisenberg on the quiz show “Ask Me Another” on Nov. 20 at the Bell House.
Associated Press / Willy Sanjuan

Noon–6 pm at Blum’s Studio [285 Fifth Ave. between First and Second streets in Park Slope, www.artspswt.com]. Free.

Tuesday

Nov. 20

Big bad Wolf

This week’s edition of the live quiz show “Ask Me Another” — hosted by Park Sloper Ophira Eisenberg — will be extra special, because the guests are Michelle Wolf (pictured), most famous for poking fun at the Prez at the White House Correspondents Dinner, and “Drunk History” drunk historian and comedy writer Amber Ruffin.

6:45 pm at Bell House [149 Seventh St. at Third Avenue in Gowanus, (718) 643–6510], www.thebellhouseny.com. $15.

Wednesday

Nov. 21

Paper work

You’re not getting any work on the day before Thanksgiving! Take the day off and visit the “Kwang Young Chun: Aggregations,” the newest exhibit at Brooklyn Museum, a collection of striking sculptures built out of mulberry-pulp paper from Korea.

11 am–6 pm at Brooklyn Museum [200 Eastern Pkwy. at Washington Avenue in Prospect Heights, (718) 638–5000, www.brooklynmuseum.org]. $16 suggested admission.

Spotlight: Dorothy Lawson, one of the members of Ethel, plays an original tune inspired by the archives in the Ringling Museum.
Frank Atura

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